What does the word gorilla mean?

Usage examples for gorilla

  1. " Somehow I think I'd be safer with a gorilla," said Mike the Angel. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. There he lay under the huge bulk of the gorilla, just his nose and mouth appearing between the brute's body and its arm. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Lifting her bodily in his long, gorilla- like arms, one of the creatures turned and bore her into the jungle. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs